Happy Full Moon

Blessings of the Harvest Moon in Aries!
May the abundance of the season be shared by all.

 (© photo by C. Lee/Adobe)
In Her Name ~ Temple of Learning


Equinox Blessings

 May the abundance of the season surround and nourish your soul.

(© artwork by K. Bang)

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Blessings of the Full Moon in Pisces!


Homeric Hymn to Selene:
"And next, sweet voiced Muses, daughters of Zeus,
well-skilled in song, tell of the long-winged Moon.
From her immortal head a radiance is shown from heaven and embraces earth;
and great is the beauty that ariseth from her shining light.
The air, unlit before, glows with the light of her golden crown,
and her rays beam clear, whensoever bright Selene
having bathed her lovely body in the waters of Ocean,
and donned her far-gleaming, shining team,
drives on her long-maned horses at full speed,
at eventime in the mid-month:
then her great orbit is full and then her beams
shine brightest as she increases.
So she is a sure token and a sign to mortal men."

(© photo by Dreamstime)

In Her Name ~ Temple of Learning


News: 3-Headed Hekate Statue Discovered in Turkey


From the article:
"In the ancient city of Kelenderis in Mersin, located in the south of Turkey, the statue of the 3-headed goddess Hecate, which is evaluated to be 2300 years old, and ceramics belonging to the Hellenistic period were unearthed. The ancient city of Kelenderis is located at the Mediterranean coast of Turkey in modern town of Aydincik, which is in the province of Mersin."

(© photo AA)


Hymn to Sekhmet-Bast


Mother of the gods, the One, the Only,
Mistress of the Crowns, thou rulest all;
Sekhmet is thy name when thou are wrathful,
Bast, beloved, when thy people call.
Daughter of the sun, with flame and fury
Flashing from the prow upon the foe;
Safely sails the boat with thy protection
Passing scatheless where thy fires glow.
Daughter of the Sun, the burial chamber
Lies in the darkness til thy light appears.
From thy Throne of Silence send us comfort,
Bast, beloved, banish all our fears.
Mother of the gods, no gods existed
Til thou camest there and gave them life.
Sekhmet of the boat, the wicked fear thee
Trampling down all evil and all strife.
Mother of the gods, the great, the loved one,
Winged and mighty, unto thee we call,
Naming thee the Comforter, the Ruler
Bast, beloved, Mother of us all.

(From The Egyptian Book of the Dead )


Happy Full Moon

Blessings of the Lunar Lammas & the Full Moon in Aquarius.
May your creativity pour forth in abundant beauty!

(© art by F. Rassouli)

In Her Name ~ Temple of Learning


To Sophia, Goddess of Wisdom

"O Wisdom!
You circled, circling,
encompassing all things
in one path possessed of life.
Three wings you have -
one of them soars on high,
the second exudes from the earth,
and the third flutters everywhere.
Praise to you, as befits you,
O Sapientia!"
By the Sibyl of the Rhine, Hildegard of Bingen
(Symphonia Armoniae Celestium Revelationum)

In Her Name ~ Temple of Learning


Happy Full Moon


Blessings of the Buck Moon in Capricorn.
May the beauty of the Moon and the Earth 
bring deep connection and peace.

(© photo by AZP/Adobe)

In Her Name ~ Temple of Learning


Solstice Blessings

Happy Solstice!
May this season bring you abundance and joy.

(Art by Sophie Gengembre Anderson)

In Her Name ~ Temple of Learning